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Encounters. Cross-Culture Tel Aviv tours that lead you to meet, explore and experience local people and cultures. Our interactive cross-cultural tour are in English, French or Hebrew following your curiosity. From solo to group tours in the early...more
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After nearly 30 years in Israel I struggle to find new and interesting things to do when my parents come for a visit. Ilyll's tour ticked all the boxes - she did a wonderful job showing us sites and a perspective we'd never seen before,...More
Date of experience: December 2018
Ilyll, Manager at ENCOUNTERS - Cross Cultural Tel-Aviv Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
I expected a food tour- but I got a food, culture, history, and architecture tour all in one. It was great to get to know the Yemenite Quarter in more depth and to taste the burreka, ayran, hummus, and baked goods. IIyII was a knowledgeable...More
Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jamee A
Ilyll, Manager at ENCOUNTERS - Cross Cultural Tel-Aviv Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018
An intriguing and well composed tour that reveals the rich architectural and cross-cultural history of Tel-Aviv.
This is not only a tour but a cross cultural dialogue on the move, encouraging all participants to share the their own reflections and observations of this vibrant eclectic...More
Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ran C
Ilyll, Manager at ENCOUNTERS - Cross Cultural Tel-Aviv Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2018
If the food tastings do not capture your attention, Ilyll's knowledge and passion definitely will! A great food tour that is about so much more than food itself. Touring the Yemenite Quarter and Shuk HaCarmel gives you a true insight into how this community came...More
A superb tour. Ilyll knows Yaffo intimately, down to its windows and window shutters. She also has access to some of its most remarkable spaces—the inside of the a mansion with the only plaque in Yaffo acknowledging a pre-state Palestinian owner, the storehouses in which...More
Ilyll was fantastic. So fantastic that we just booked a second tour for next week. Took the tour of the Yemenite Quarter and she made it very personal. Great stories and a great understanding of the history. We were concerned that the tour might be...More
Date of experience: December 2017
Ilyll, Owner at ENCOUNTERS - Cross Cultural Tel-Aviv Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 28, 2017
Was such a pleasure meeting you on both cross-cultural tours and looking forwards to seeing you soon again!
We had a fabulous insight into this fascinating and every changing world - the graffiti tour was so interesting and great to see how the artists evolve and communicate in a challenging landscape. I could not recommend it more to get a different perspective on...More
Date of experience: September 2017
Ilyll, Manager at ENCOUNTERS - Cross Cultural Tel-Aviv Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2017
Thanks Claudia! Looking forwards to meeting you on your next trip!
Having 16 guests for a company workshop in Israel can be quite a challenge, especially with many of them visiting for the first time here.
Booking a 2 nights tour with Ilyll was a perfect way to show my guests a different perception of life...More
Thanks for reaching out. I have been away for a cross cultural research when you wrote and my colleagues were extremely busy with cross cultural activities. I hope your trip was enriching and intriguing and... More
Thanks for reaching out. I have been away for a cross cultural research when you wrote and my colleagues were extremely busy with cross cultural activities. I hope your trip was enriching and intriguing and waiting for you on your next visit!
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